NUMBEO

Cost of Living Comparison Between Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur Reverse

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 10.81% lower than in Bangkok
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Kuala Lumpur are 16.78% lower than in Bangkok
Rent Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 29.88% lower than in Bangkok
Restaurant Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 0.83% higher than in Bangkok
Groceries Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 14.42% lower than in Bangkok
Local Purchasing Power in Kuala Lumpur is 71.16% higher than in Bangkok
Currency: Sticky Currency      Switch to metric measurement units
  BangkokKuala LumpurDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 60.00 ฿
(7.14 RM)
92.02 ฿
(10.95 RM)
     +53.36 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 ฿
(95.20 RM)
588.23 ฿
(70.00 RM)
     -26.47 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 150.00 ฿
(17.85 RM)
102.94 ฿
(12.25 RM)
     -31.37 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 60.00 ฿
(7.14 RM)
100.84 ฿
(12.00 RM)
     +68.06 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 120.19 ฿
(14.30 RM)
126.05 ฿
(15.00 RM)
     +4.87 %
Cappuccino (regular) 72.22 ฿
(8.59 RM)
93.92 ฿
(11.18 RM)
     +30.04 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 17.55 ฿
(2.09 RM)
19.19 ฿
(2.28 RM)
     +9.33 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 9.19 ฿
(1.09 RM)
12.54 ฿
(1.49 RM)
     +36.45 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 191.89 ฿
(22.84 RM)
223.20 ฿
(26.56 RM)
     +16.31 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 37.22 ฿
(4.43 RM)
24.04 ฿
(2.86 RM)
     -35.41 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 20.57 ฿
(2.45 RM)
19.64 ฿
(2.34 RM)
     -4.53 %
Eggs (12) 59.65 ฿
(7.10 RM)
44.39 ฿
(5.28 RM)
     -25.58 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 252.65 ฿
(30.07 RM)
276.26 ฿
(32.88 RM)
     +9.35 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 61.24 ฿
(7.29 RM)
50.71 ฿
(6.03 RM)
     -17.19 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 170.57 ฿
(20.30 RM)
102.91 ฿
(12.25 RM)
     -39.67 %
Apples (1 lb) 48.84 ฿
(5.81 RM)
32.80 ฿
(3.90 RM)
     -32.83 %
Banana (1 lb) 22.89 ฿
(2.72 RM)
20.18 ฿
(2.40 RM)
     -11.81 %
Oranges (1 lb) 33.98 ฿
(4.04 RM)
28.46 ฿
(3.39 RM)
     -16.25 %
Tomato (1 lb) 18.90 ฿
(2.25 RM)
17.66 ฿
(2.10 RM)
     -6.58 %
Potato (1 lb) 28.65 ฿
(3.41 RM)
15.32 ฿
(1.82 RM)
     -46.52 %
Onion (1 lb) 20.11 ฿
(2.39 RM)
14.18 ฿
(1.69 RM)
     -29.47 %
Lettuce (1 head) 38.75 ฿
(4.61 RM)
33.51 ฿
(3.99 RM)
     -13.51 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 17.63 ฿
(2.10 RM)
21.97 ฿
(2.61 RM)
     +24.59 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 700.00 ฿
(83.30 RM)
504.19 ฿
(60.00 RM)
     -27.97 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 58.14 ฿
(6.92 RM)
86.23 ฿
(10.26 RM)
     +48.33 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 97.22 ฿
(11.57 RM)
125.11 ฿
(14.89 RM)
     +28.69 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 110.00 ฿
(13.09 RM)
142.85 ฿
(17.00 RM)
     +29.87 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 30.00 ฿
(3.57 RM)
21.01 ฿
(2.50 RM)
     -29.97 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,200.00 ฿
(142.80 RM)
840.32 ฿
(100.00 RM)
     -29.97 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿
(4.17 RM)
25.21 ฿
(3.00 RM)
     -27.97 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 9.66 ฿
(1.15 RM)
17.04 ฿
(2.03 RM)
     +76.47 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 120.00 ฿
(14.28 RM)
218.48 ฿
(26.00 RM)
     +82.07 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 101.98 ฿
(12.14 RM)
60.72 ฿
(7.23 RM)
     -40.46 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 850,000.00 ฿
(101,151.65 RM)
1,260,483.62 ฿
(150,000.00 RM)
     +48.29 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 824,400.00 ฿
(98,105.20 RM)
972,195.80 ฿
(115,693.19 RM)
     +17.93 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,722.21 ฿
(323.95 RM)
1,630.11 ฿
(193.99 RM)
     -40.12 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.03 ฿
(0.24 RM)
2.38 ฿
(0.28 RM)
     +17.56 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 618.58 ฿
(73.61 RM)
1,377.72 ฿
(163.95 RM)
     +122.72 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,235.45 ฿
(266.02 RM)
1,292.97 ฿
(153.87 RM)
     -42.16 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 250.83 ฿
(29.85 RM)
224.09 ฿
(26.67 RM)
     -10.66 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 200.00 ฿
(23.80 RM)
126.05 ฿
(15.00 RM)
     -36.98 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,145.38 ฿
(255.30 RM)
1,932.47 ฿
(229.97 RM)
     -9.92 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,263.46 ฿
(150.35 RM)
1,067.78 ฿
(127.07 RM)
     -15.49 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,128.95 ฿
(372.35 RM)
2,319.68 ฿
(276.05 RM)
     -25.86 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,603.23 ฿
(309.79 RM)
2,197.11 ฿
(261.46 RM)
     -15.60 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 20,411.76 ฿
(2,429.04 RM)
20,167.99 ฿
(2,400.03 RM)
     -1.19 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,132.08 ฿
(967.73 RM)
10,372.67 ฿
(1,234.37 RM)
     +27.55 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 64,060.98 ฿
(7,623.38 RM)
36,224.34 ฿
(4,310.77 RM)
     -43.45 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 28,000.00 ฿
(3,332.05 RM)
18,061.82 ฿
(2,149.39 RM)
     -35.49 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 13,647.79 ฿
(1,624.11 RM)
8,246.62 ฿
(981.36 RM)
     -39.58 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,913.23 ฿
(703.69 RM)
4,247.20 ฿
(505.42 RM)
     -28.17 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 25,818.18 ฿
(3,072.41 RM)
36,773.52 ฿
(4,376.12 RM)
     +42.43 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.46 4.66      -14.64 %
Last update: September, 2016September, 2016
Contributors:307460
Data from past:12 months12 months
Currency: THB